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Stories from The Trail

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Stories from The Trail

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Jaydon Lorenzen: Life of a Student-Athlete
Jaydon Lorenzen: Life of a Student-Athlete
Skyler Landry, Team Leader • February 22, 2024

“I’d for sure choose to be a student-athlete again,... it gives you a whole different community and a whole like different place of being...

Blake Rodriguez - How Coaches influence their athletes lives
Blake Rodriguez - How Coaches influence their athletes lives
Garrett Aldred February 11, 2024

  Coaches are a significant factor in an athlete's success within their sport, but they also are largely involved in the development of their...

Mario Lane (Deuce Deuce) Day In The Life feat. Dre Lane

Mario “Deuce Deuce” Lane is a football player who goes through a rough training schedule everyday consisting of early wake-ups and late nights. Reporters Garrett Aldred and Dempsey Gibbs spoke to Mario and his father about the mindset and mentality that goes into the grind.

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Dempsey Gibbs, Staff Reporter
Dempsey Ryan Gibbs was born and raised in Aurora, Colorado, living in the same home since birth. Playing several sports over time Dempsey found a passion for Lacrosse: playing for Cherokee Trail and 5 different club teams. If not on the field, he spends his time either playing video games or being out with friends. His middle name comes from the name of both his uncles: Ryan Stout and Ryan Gibbs.
Garrett Aldred, Staff Reporter
Garrett James Aldred was born in San Clemente, California, which is the last little beach town in Orange County. Even after moving only eleven weeks later he stays true to his SoCal roots by his attire and flowing hair. Since then he has lived in the same house for seventeen years and he has flourished through the CCSD school system.   Since preschool, sports has always caught the attention of Garrett. Starting football as early as preschool, he has played numerous sports throughout the years. In High School he has been on varsity football every year while also taking on lacrosse and track in the springtime. A part of Cherokee Trail’s 2023 state winning track and field team, he ran the hurdles and relays. During weekends he looks for time to go up in the mountains to dirtbike with his dad.    Sports is not the only area that Garret dominates in. He also excels at the academic level, earning many academic awards since elementary school. Garrett in high school has achieved an Academic Letter each year and is an Academic All-American athlete with his 4.0 GPA.   Sports is such a major part of Garrett's life that he is now blending his school and sport worlds by joining the Digital Media team as a staff member. He looks forward to capturing the joyous moments of his fellow CT athletes with his photography and writing skills.

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